Like a Sponge podcast: The M-Word
Essential? No doubt. Well-loved? Oh, please. In the first episode of Like a Sponge, GreatSchools' new podcast for parents on the science of learning, we explore why math fills so many Americans with fear and loathing, and what experts are doing to change the math story for your child.
Simone's math problem
A 7-year-old girl is humiliated by her teacher after failing a math test. How many years will it take to cure her math anxiety, an educational illness that plagues millions?
Are we teaching math all wrong?
Here’s why the math education your children need is most likely not what their school is teaching.
3 things to say when your child says, "I'm bad at math."
When your child tells you he's bad at math, it's an opportunity to turn things around. Experts weigh in on how you can respond so that your child feels confident and positive about math, even when it's difficult or frustrating.
One key 2nd grade math skill
Mastering addition and subtraction skills this year will help your child with more complex concepts next year.
Math tips for every grade
Too many kids get math-phobic as they get older. Here's how to keep your child passionate about math from kindergarten through high school.
2nd grade 3-D shapes worksheets
Introduce geometry — and expand your child's mind — with these math worksheets on 3-dimensional objects.
2nd grade money math worksheets
Your child will love tackling these worksheets on money math because second graders love money. (They can buy candy and toys with it.)